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Three Artsakh Soldiers Killed, One Seriously Injured in Landmine Explosion

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)—Three servicemen of the Artsakh Armed Forces—Gegham Zakaryan (b. 1995), Sargis Abrahamyan (b. 1998), and Sargis Melikyan (b. 1997) were killed in a landmine explosion on Tuesday. Serviceman Narek Hoveyan (b. 1998) also suffered serious injuries in the incident and [more...]

November 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

ANCA and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Explore Bolstering U.S.-Artsakh Relations

WASHINGTON—During a recent Capitol Hill meeting, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) explored concrete steps the United States can take to strengthen official, civic, cultural, educational and other ties with the Republic of Artsakh. House [more...]

November 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

ANCA Backers Offer Strong Support For Congresswoman Jackie Speier

LOS ANGELES—In the wake of a week dominating national headlines for her work combating sexual harassment on Capitol Hill, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) joined friends, supporters and leaders of the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) for a policy-oriented discussion in downtown [more...]

November 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

ANCA-ER to Bestow Congresswoman Niki Tsongas with 2017 Freedom Award

WATERTOWN, Mass.—Representative Niki Tsongas (D-Mass.-3), together with Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts, will receive the 2017 Armenian National Committee of America—Eastern Region (ANCA-ER) Freedom Award—the organization’s highest honor given to individuals who have made extraordinary [more...]

November 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Young Filmmakers in Vanadzor Ask, ‘Where Are We Going?’

A still from the film “Where Are We Going?” by Grigor Poghosyan, where the main character, Aren Voskanyan, discusses hardships young artists face in Vanadzor with filmmaker and musician, Erik Khanoyan. Special to the Armenian Weekly Grigor Poghosyan, a 21-year-old filmmaker from [more...]

November 17, 2017 // 4 Comments

The Future Shines Bright for the Homenetmen Eastern U.S. Region

MAHWAH, N.J. (A.W.)—The Homenetmen Eastern Region of the United States held its 41st Convention and the 40th Anniversary Banquet the weekend of Nov. 3-5 at the Sheraton Hotel in Mahwah, N.J. The participants of the 41st Convention of the Homenetmen Eastern Region of the United States (Photo: [more...]

November 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

Sonentz: In Memory of General Dro

WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)—On the eve of Veteran’s Day, the Armenia Tree Project (ATP) and the Kanayan family hosted a special dinner in Watertown, honoring Armenian hero General Drastamat “Dro” Kanayan, who led the triumphant Armenian forces at the Battle of Bash Aparan in May 1918. In 2000, [more...]

November 16, 2017 // 6 Comments

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